Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Italy

In Italy, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased greatly throughout the previous 14-day period in comparison with the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 42 percent. In the whole world, there was a great increase of 35 percent.

In Italy, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the course of the 14 days prior as 5,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 42 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Italy was 17,000. In the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

With similar changes, there has been an increase of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Switzerland and Ireland. With 330 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Switzerland has witnessed a climb of 49 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Ireland, the number has increased by 17 percent to 240 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Italy is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the world. Throughout the last weeks there have been 35 percent more brute-force attacks than during the previous 14-day period in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 3,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 6.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 2,600,000.

The information is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.